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Charles Darwin 1809-1882 A Centennial Commemorative -- NEW in publisher's packing by  Charles Darwin - 1st Edition 1st Printing - 1982 - from JP MOUNTAIN BOOKS and Biblio.co.uk

Charles Darwin 1809-1882 A Centennial Commemorative -- NEW in publisher's packing

by Darwin, Charles

Condition: As New/No Jacket Issued


Wellington: Nova Pacifica, 1982. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket Issued. 1982 FIRST EDITION deluxe binding in publisher's slipcase. New condition, straight from publisher's shipping box (still present), kept in climate controlled storage for years. Never used. With publisher's original packing & shipping review/delivery confirmation slip. No fading, no wear, no foxing, no owner marks, no bumps. New condition. Big volume: the book measures 320mm tall x 248mm and has 376 pages, b/w frontispiece portrait of Darwin, 27 color plates (1 is folding), many in-text illustrations, index. Complete as issued, nothing missing. Edition of 750 numbered copies with limitation page at end. Original black leather spine and corners, blue cloth boards, spine with 5 raised bands and gilt decorations, blue and black title patches lettered in gilt, marbled EPs, matching publisher's slipcase. PHOTOS ARE OF THE ACTUAL BOOK SET BEING OFFERED. Big, heavy set.



  • Bookseller: JP MOUNTAIN BOOKS US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 002243
  • Title: Charles Darwin 1809-1882 A Centennial Commemorative -- NEW in publisher's packing
  • Author: Darwin, Charles
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: As New
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket Issued
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition 1st Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Nova Pacifica
  • Place: Wellington
  • Date published: 1982
  • Keywords: evolution, biology, exploration, birds,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Miscellaneous; fine colored plates; ANDES;


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